They show bad taste.
When the owners make repairs, they are usually, reviewing a bunch of sites to go visit the neighbors or friends, but in the end decide to do something different. In this review, we have collected 17 common mistakes not worth repeating, when planning repairs in the apartment.
1. Wave of plasterboard
Multilevel ceiling with waves of plasterboard, which is so heavily promoted ambitious designers from the province, trying to fill his price. However, many of them do not know that such a style has long gone out of fashion. Moreover in complex with fancy lighting, which is usually attached to such ceiling, changing the proportions of the room appear unwanted shadows and reduces the height of the rooms, which do not differ to a great extent.
2. Inclusions artificial stone
Blotches of artificial stone on the walls idea is very unusual and complicated. Often, because of the poor quality of materials, these inclusions look like bald spots on the Wallpaper. So if you are not confident in their abilities, it is better to refuse from such a venture.
3. The door aperture of plasterboard
Carved doorways of plasterboard, as well as the ceilings look quite ridiculous and pathetic. Particularly inappropriate is the solution in small urban apartments.
4. Pelmets and installation of curtains
If you enter in a search engine query: “luxury curtains”, you will open up a whole world of multi-tiered valances, fancy grabs and all kinds of songs from curtains. All this parade of luxury suitable for decoration of palaces, museums and theatres, but not for apartments with an area of forty square meters.
5. Waterfalls and fountains
Ten years ago the presence of the fountain house was a sign of luxury and prosperity. But times change and now artsy indoor fountain or a waterfall in the room or hallway is an element of bad taste and a relic of the past.
Arched doorways, which are so loved by the older generation who are tired of formulaic Soviet interior, now moved into the category of cliches. When planning repairs, it is better to abandon a solution that is about as antiquated as grandmother’s sideboard.
There is nothing worse than a Wallpaper with rhinestones or sequins. Resist with all your strength if crow inside of you pushes you to buy those awful Wallpaper, generously studded with sequins.
In the mid-2000s, all the inhabitants of our capital massively decorated walls of their balconies and loggias lining. Then it looked modern and fashionable, but now, when the market of finishing materials has grown you can pick up something much better and nobler.
9. Decorative plaster
Decorative plaster – a material quite interesting and modern, but it requires certain skills. In unskilled hands stylish finish will turn into awkward, uneven mess. So, if you want to save, discard textured finish in favor of simpler and cheaper materials.
10. Plastic Windows
Plastic Windows have long been no surprise. However, if you are going to install these at home, try to consider features of your home and its facade. White frame of plastic Windows look very ridiculous, and absolutely not suitable for some interiors.
Columns, moldings, and other paraphernalia of the Baroque style harmoniously looks in museums, exhibition halls and theaters. But to use such techniques in the Khrushchev or Stalin is ridiculous.
Linoleum is cheap and totally unappealing material that has long outlived its function. This flooring can ruin even the most stylish interior. Therefore, even being very limited in Finance, not lay this coating on the floor.
13. Natural finish
Room walls, which are decorated exclusively with stone or wood looks dark and not too attractive. Such specific materials can be used to create accents, but not as the primary finish.
14. “Starry sky”
Lamp, a La starry sky – is generally a separate topic in the field of design. Usually such coverage is in combination with a tiered ceiling and gipokaliemii waves, which were discussed earlier. Such coverage is irrelevant to the style and appropriate, except that in the nursery.
To create a really cool interior design in eclectic style is only a competent professional. And the thoughtless blending of elements of all existing styles in combination with awkward furniture is called bad taste. So, if you are going to save on professional help, better stick to one style.
Fireplaces irrevocably out of fashion. Install it only if it is really necessary for heating.
Gloss and mirror surface is good in moderation. Overdo it with these surfaces, you risk turning her apartment into a mirror maze, in which there is no hint of comfort and sophistication.
Even if you flip through dozens of design magazines, it may not be a 100 percent guarantee of a good outcome after repair.